University of the Sunshine Coast

Bachelor of Business (Tourism, Leisure and Event Management)

University of the Sunshine Coast

Course details

CRICOS course code: 066415J

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Turn your passion for adventure into a career.

Do you love travel and adventure? Want to help other people discover new places and experiences? Learn how to manage events, attract customers and engage stakeholders with a specialist degree built for the fast-growing tourism, recreation and event industries.

In this program you will:

  • Learn about consumer needs and motivations, product development, service, stakeholder engagement, event management, policy and planning
  • Take advantage of industry trends, with courses in sustainable tourism, business events and technology
  • Develop skills in public speaking, communication, team work, leadership, time management, and intercultural understanding
  • Benefit from direct industry engagement through guest speakers, volunteer opportunities, internships and work experience with local businesses and major events

Career opportunities

  • Tourism or event manager
  • Marketing officer
  • Festival manager
  • Conference manager
  • Accommodation manager

Membership

  • Queensland Tourism Industry Council
  • Pacific Asia Travel Association
  • Ecotourism Australia
  • Council for Australasian Tourism and Hospitality Education

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 24,400 Per Year Read more73,200 for the entire course
Start date: 26 July 2021
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

University of the Sunshine Coast

90 Sippy Downs Drive
Sunshine Coast Queensland 4556
Australia

Entry criteria

You must:

  • be at least 17 years of age, or have completed Year 12 or equivalent

IELTS (Academic) - Overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each subtest; TOEFL: Internet-based - Overall score of 76 with minimum score of 18 for writing; TOEFL: Paper-based - Overall score of 550 with minimum essay score of 4; Pearson Test of English - Overall score of 50 with no sub score less than 50; CAE/CPE (results after Jan 2015) - Overall score of 169 or above with no less than 162 in each skill; ISLPR (IIAA accredited)- (previously ASLPR) - 3 in all four skill areas; USC's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 2 - Successful completion; USC's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 3 - Successful completion; Global Assessment Certificate (GAC) - Successful completion with a minimum GPA of 2.3.

Address

University of the Sunshine Coast
90 Sippy Downs Drive
Sunshine Coast Queensland 4556
Australia